Botswana expeditions, camping and accommodated overland safaris in Botswana
BOTSWANA SAFARIS
LUXURY OKAVANGO
9 day accommodated safari
Booking Code: CCA - LM

Fully accommodated Guided Safari, suitable for all healthy people with a reasonable level of fitness. May include some short walks. The Luxury Okavango Safari travels with a maximum of seven guests in a specially modified 4x4 safari vehicle, and is accompanied by an expert CC Africa safari guide throughout. All meals from dinner on day one to breakfast on day nine are included in the safari fare. Non-premium drinks are included at all Lodges (not included at Victoria Falls Hotel). Airport transfers at Victoria Falls are also included. Window seat guaranteed throughout. The upper age limit for this safari is 70 years, however, clients between the age of 70 and 75 years may be accepted provided that they produce a medical certificate stating that they are fit to travel. Minimum age limit is 12 years.

Safaris in Botswana - Nxabega Safari Camp, Okavango

DAYS 1 & 2: NXABEGA OKAVANGO SAFARI CAMP, OKAVANGO DELTA

Upon arrival at at Maun Airport we are met by an Afro Ventures representative who will assist us with boarding our light aircraft, which will transfer you to Nxabega Okavango Safari Camp in the heart of the Okavango Delta. We are met by our Afro Ventures guide at Nxabega. Accommodation is in elevated twin-bedded East African style safari tents with en-suite facilities. Activities include boating into remote, papyrus-fringed lagoons, exploring the Okavango by canoe and undertaking nature walks on the pristine islands of the Delta. We could also try our hand at fishing. The insight and knowledge of our Afro Ventures guide will add immeasurably to our enjoyment and understanding of this unique wilderness area, rich in flora and fauna and world renowned as a paradise for birdwatchers.

DAY 3 & 4: KHWAI RIVER LODGE, MOREMI WILDLIFE RESERVE
After breakfast we depart by light aircraft to the Moremi Wildlife Reserve and Khwai River Lodge, situated on the edge of the Khwai River floodplain near the north gate of the Reserve. Accommodation at Khwai River lodge is in comfortable thatched luxury safari tents with en-suite facilities. Midday may be spent around the lodge and its sparkling swimming pool, while in the afternoon we explore the northern sector of Moremi on gameviewing drives.

  DAYS 5 & 6: SAVUTE, CENTRAL CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
Today we negotiate the sandy tracks of the Magwihkwe Sand Ridge into the Chobe National Park, crossing the pre-historic lakebed of the Mababe Depression to Savute world renowned for its large concentrations of game and its strong and stable population of predators. Our stay is at Savute Elephant Camp, a deluxe 24-bedded lodge overlooking the dry Savute Channel. Our extensive gameviewing drives are sure to provide us with excellent game sightings and photographic opportunities. Accommodation is in luxurious twin bedded tents with private timber decks.  Spacious en-suite facilities have a "his and hers vanity unit" and a dressing room area. One of the features of the camp is its specially constructed "elephant proof" swimming pool. Savute is known for its exciting year-round game viewing and excellent birding.

  DAY 7: CHOBE CHILWERO, NORTHERN CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
We depart for Northern Chobe National Park and overnight at Chobe Chilwero in twin-bedded rooms with en-suite facilities. The Lodge overlooks the floodplain. The main recreational area features a sparkling swimming pool and elegant lounge. 35 000 Elephant have made Chobe National Park their home, the largest herds still to be found on the continent. Time is spent watching and photographing the animals on the banks of the Chobe, and this evening we undertake a sundowner cruise to feast our eyes on the glory of the setting sun, while hippo and elephant turn to silhouettes in the face of the coming night.

Khwai River Lodge, Moremi, Botswana

Savute Elephant Camp, Chobe,, Botswana

DAY 8: VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL, VICTORIA FALLS
After an early morning gamedrive and breakfast we leave Chobe and cross into Zimbabwe to Victoria Falls, known by the locals as "Mosi-oa-tunya" (The Smoke that Thunders). Accommodation is at the Victoria Falls Hotel, known for its Edwardian charm, and set in beautiful grounds. The day is free for us to pursue the various optional excursions available at Victoria Falls (the Flight of Angels, Traditional Dancing, visit to the Craft Village and Crocodile Farm). A guided Tour of the Falls is included in the safari fare.

  DAY 9: VICTORIA FALLS - SAFARI TERMINATES
The Safari terminates after breakfast. A transfer is included from the Hotel, to Victoria Falls Airport .

THE SAME ITINERARY IS AVAILABLE STARTING VICTORIA FALLS AND ENDING MAUN. Booking Code - CCA - LV

 

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